Grammatically, is there a difference between how things are worded in the following two sentences?

Easily create your own games with GameMaker 2000.


Create your own games easily with GameMaker 2000.

I would prefer the word "create" to be at the beginning because I feel it draws attention to what the sentence is about. However, the word "easily" seems a bit awkward in the middle.

Are both of these sentences grammatically correct? Is there a reason that one would be preferred over the other?

*Disclaimer: GameMaker 2000 is a generic term I am using in place of the actual product name.

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    You could rephrase it: Create your own games with ease using GameMaker 2000.
    – JJJ
    May 17, 2018 at 20:10

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Both the sentences of the OP are acceptable with a subtle difference in meaning, though. Easily as an adverb of manner will usually go in the end position of a clause, and sometimes in the mid position. The end position of the clause is the last item in the clause.

Create your own games easily.

Create your own games (with...) easily.

The mid position is between the subject and the main verb.

(You) Easily create your own games with...

Adverbs of manner: They usually go in end position. They sometimes go in mid position if the adverb is not the most important part of the clause or if the object is very long.

She ate quickly.

She quickly ate her dinner and ran out.

(From English Grammar Today, Cambridge Dictionary)

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